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Crib / dresser price question

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My two best friends!

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Crib / dresser price question

Do I have expensive taste or are the prices really this high? We have been looking at cribs / dressers and DH nearly dies every time he sees the price. He would never tell me not to buy it but I am starting to wonder if I just have unwarranted expensive taste for something not necessary. Am I falling into all the traps of a salesperson because it is a baby?

If you don’t mind can you share the price of your:

Crib (please list if it is a convertible or not)
Dresser (not armoire, just a regular dresser that I can use the top as a changing table as)

If you don’t want to post, please FM me.


Posted 7/2/07 2:11 PM
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My green-eyed boy

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

Hey Deb, our crib was about 499 & the dresser about 599 (around there)...thankfully my IL's bought it for us....

Expensive but we're hoping it will last at least through 2 kiddos.

Posted 7/2/07 2:13 PM

Life is good.

Member since 1/07

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

I was also very surprised at how expensive everything was.

I ended up shopping around and fell in love with 3 different pieces... total cost for convertable crib, armoir, and dresser/changing table was under $1000.... (about #1100 after tax and delivery)

Plus we had such a fun time putting everything together!! Chat Icon Chat Icon Chat Icon Chat Icon Chat Icon Chat Icon

Posted 7/2/07 2:18 PM

06ers Rock!!

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

Two years ago I bought my niece's crib. Price $550.

ETA: I think it is convertible.

Message edited 7/2/2007 2:24:15 PM.

Posted 7/2/07 2:23 PM


Member since 3/06

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

I think our crib was $499 or $599 - can't remember. It's convertible.

Luckily I am using my own old childhood furniture set from Ethan Allen that is like 25 years old and in perfect condition. We picked out a crib finish that is very close. It won't be an exact match but it saved us tons of money.

Message edited 7/2/2007 2:29:05 PM.

Posted 7/2/07 2:28 PM

My Babies

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

Crib- $520 (convertable)
Dresser- $499
Changer- $499

Posted 7/2/07 2:30 PM

LIF Adolescent

Member since 10/06

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

crib (convertable) $250
dresser $250
$500 total! Chat Icon

Posted 7/2/07 2:57 PM

Barb-Never removing this pic!

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

Crib was $499
I can't remember the dress.. Maybe $599

Posted 7/2/07 2:59 PM


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Re: Crib / dresser price question

I spent $$ on DD knowing she would keep the furniture way past baby. It doesn't look like baby furniture and will take her into her teenage years and beyond.

I bought Legacy all hardwoods

Convertible crib-$599
CHanging Dresser $400
Convertible Rails for Full size bed-$150

Def worth every penny to me. I bought a pine crib for #2 knowing I would either hand it down or donate it, and it looks so different next to DD's crib.

Posted 7/2/07 3:30 PM


Member since 6/06

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

Crib: $120 (we had a $100 gc, so we paid $20)
Dresser: Free
Changing Table: Free
Armoire: Free b/c we already had it.

So, we spent a whopping $20 on our nursery furniture.

Oh and a glider, I was going to buy one after we moved (we moved when DS was a month old) but my SMIL bought me one as a shower gift!

Posted 7/2/07 4:10 PM

LIF Infant

Member since 7/06

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

My parents split the cost of our nursery furniture, everything came out to about $2600, includes crib (which goes up to a double bed), a small dresser and an armoire.

I feel it was definitely worth it because it is a very classic style and will grow with the child, it can even be used when they are a teenager.

Message edited 7/2/2007 6:53:52 PM.

Posted 7/2/07 6:53 PM

Mrs. Patticakes

Member since 9/06

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

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Posted 7/2/07 6:59 PM

Love my sailor

Member since 6/05

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Re: Crib / dresser price question

I paid $250 for my convertible crib (eBay) and $80 for the changing table and small armoire, which we also painted (craigslist.) Large armoire I already owned.

Message edited 7/2/2007 8:45:04 PM.

Posted 7/2/07 7:08 PM

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